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Birthday
25, 1986
Birthplace
Campina Grande, Brazil
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
25, 1986 (age 32)
Birthplace
Campina Grande, Brazil

About

Brazilian winger born Givanildo Vieira de Souza, he joined Zenit Saint Petersburg in 2012 after making 100 appearances for FC Porto. He became a member of the Brazilian national team in 2009 and he was one of Brazil's top performers at the 2014 World Cup. In 2016, he joined Shanghai SIPG in a record deal.

Before Fame

He made his professional debut at age 18 with FC Vitoria after two seasons with the club's junior team.

Trivia

He helped the Brazilian national team win a silver medal at the 2012 Olympics and the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup Championship.

Family Life

He and his wife, Iran Souza had two sons, Ian and Tiago.

Associated With

He became teammates with Thiago Silva on Brazil's national team.